North American Nationals. Colorado Springs, Colorado August 16-18, 2013. Crown Plaza 2886 South Circle Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906 800.981.4012. •500 Guest Rooms • Indoor & Outdoor Pools • Fitness Center • Free WIFI in Guest Rooms & Common Areas •Outdoor Sports Court
North American Nationals
Colorado Springs, Colorado
August 16-18, 2013
•500 Guest Rooms
• Indoor & Outdoor Pools
• Fitness Center
• Free WIFI in Guest Rooms & Common Areas
•Outdoor Sports Court
• 2 Restaurants & Marketplace
•Acres of Free Parking
•Free Airport Shuttle
•Free Shuttle Service to Area Restaurants & Shops Within 3 miles
$99 - $109
Show Hall Is Located Immediately Off The Lobby Area Providing Easy Access For Hotel Guests
• 13,600 Square Feet
• Carpeted Square Room With LoadingDoors Directly Adjacent To Parking
• 150 6-Foot Tables, Each With
2 Padded Chairs
• 2 Lines of Free WIFI
• White Boards, PA, & House Sound
• 24 Hour Access to Authorized Persons
Beginning Thursday 8/15 at 3:00pm
Free WIFI in Common Area
Locking Group Registration Area
With Internet & Power
•Use Of This Area & Locked Room Is Available Free As Part of Rental•
--Show Hall Security is included in rental fee. All doors lock, including the Pre-Function room. Hotel Security is on site. Access 24 hours is given only to show approved personnel.
--Insurance is not required or provided by the hotel, but is recommended.
--Janitorial Services are included.
--Tables are not piped or draped, but can be for an additional cost.
--Additional Audio/Visual needs are available on site.
--Space is available within the show hall for a raffle/auction area. There are no specific laws governing auctions in Colorado, however, raffle laws are very specific and it would be difficult for NAMHSA to obtain licensing. More on this can be found at http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/bingo_raffles/files/planning_raffle_brochure.pdf
--Catering is recommended to decrease the cost of the show hall.
--Discounts will be available to all hotel room guests for food to minimize the need to leave the facility in search of a meal. Room service can also be delivered to the show hall at Room Service rates. Outside meals and coolers are discouraged. Water will be provided in the show hall for no additional cost. There is a full service restaurant, bar and grill, and marketplace immediately off the lobby and next to the show hall.
--The hotel would like to have 100 guest rooms filled. The room rates may go up if there are less than that.
The following are easily accessed with the free Crown Plaza shuttle service:
--There are additional hotel choices within one mile of the Crown Plaza including Best Western Inn & Suites, Double Tree Hilton, Fairfield Inn, Residence Inn, Hampton Inn, and Days Inn.
--Restaurants within a 3 mile radius vary widely from fast food to places such as Outback Steakhouse, Carrabas, Applebees, and Chili’s.
--Nearby attractions within a 3 mile radius include The World Arena, Cinemark Tinseltown Theatres, and El Pomar Youth Sports Park.
This Bid Includes:
13,600 Square Foot Ballroom
150 Tables With 2 Padded Chairs Each
2 WIFI Connections & All Power Outlets
White Board, PA, & House Sound
24 Hour Access Starting Thursday 8/15 at 3:00pm
24 Hour Hotel Security
Pre-Function Registration Area
Common Area WIFI
Deposit of up to $5,000 negotiable with NAMHSA at time of contract signing. Full payment is then due 30 days prior to event. Payment plan is available. Cancellation must be at least one year prior to event dates for refund of deposit.
Crown Plaza Event Coordinator: Dana Kahlhamer, 719-302-9872
Colorado Springs Airport
6 Miles From Crown Plaza
Average of 110 Arrivals & Departures Daily
Many Non-Stop Flights
Connecting Flights Through Denver
Major Airlines Include: Frontier, Allegiant, American, Continental, Delta, & United
All Offer Curbside Check-in
Free Shuttle To Crown Plaza
Parking: Long Term $6/Day, Short Term $8/Day Max
Taxi To Crown Plaza Averages $25 One Way
Shuttle Service From Denver International Airport is $50 Each Way
Rental Cars Available At The Airport. Hertz Rental Has An Office Inside Crown Plaza & Is Discounted To Avoid Airport Fees
Located at I-25 & Circle Drive
For The Horse Enthusiast:
• Horseback Riding At Many Locations
In & Around Colorado Springs Including
Garden of the Gods & The Broadmoor
• Horseback Riding On The USAFA For
•El Pomar Carriage House Museum
•Pro Rodeo Hall Of Fame
•Flying W Ranch
For The Family:
Did you know? Colorado Springs’ Average Temperature in August is 82/56? We have Over 300 Days Of Sunshine A Year! We Have 4 National Parks, 6 National Monuments, 2 National Recreation Areas, & So Much More!
NAN Chairperson & Local Contact:
Nancy Dement: Nancy@highcountryphotography.com
Jim West: Jim@jameswest.com
Christine Armstrong : firstname.lastname@example.org
Vicky Kitzman: Vicky@wyngedwolf.com
Marilyn Jensen: email@example.com
NAN Auction Chair (tentative):
Jenn Scott: Jenn@aspenleafstudiosllc.com
NAN Volunteers: Pauline E, Sheila B, Gerald D, Lauren H, Carrie T, Pat M & The Tucson Posse, Jane S, Yashka H, Karen G, Jenn B, Joan B, Heather R, Carra M, Melissa A, Sandra G, Bobbi M, and countless more representing Colorado, Utah, Nebraska, Montana, New Mexico, Arizona, and Canada!
This is only a starting point! Many more will be recruited.
This Bid has been submitted by Nancy Dement through the guidance and advice of many hobby enthusiasts, NAMHSA members, and NAMHSA Members of the Board. Thank you for your consideration.
4415 Fortune Circle South
Colorado Springs, CO 80917